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Dream it! Achieve it! 

What did you dream of being when you grew up? Make your dreams a reality - apply for the $24,000 Alworth Scholarship!


Since 1949, the Alworth Scholarship has granted funds to over 5,400 students for college helping them to achieve their dreams. The Alworth Scholarship will enable you to:


“Shoot your shot because you never know, you could get this. Be confident in your capabilities.”  Madison Roy, 2016 Cook County High School and Alworth recipient graduated debt free with a Master’s in Applied Statistics from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse.


Quality applications get noticed.  Five recommendations that may increase your chances of being selected:


Tips for Applying - Grace Hrabik - 2022 Esko High School Recipient – “I really put a lot of work and time into applying for scholarships, and with the help of the Alworth scholarship, I am on the track to graduate debt-free. That’s something that is really special.”  Alworth Student Stories: Tips for Applicants - YouTube

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In the event that you are awarded the $24,000 Alworth Scholarship, you and your parents will be very glad that you put in the time and effort to submit a quality application. Dream it! Achieve it!



Student to Student: Strategies for applying for scholarships - YouTube

Student to Student: Why should I apply for the Alworth scholarship? - YouTube


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IMPORTANT: To aid you in filling out your application, please print the forms listed below.

Sample Forms of the IRS 1040.

Print off a copy of the application to see the information that is required to complete. Fill out the first page completely in order to move on to the other pages of the application.

* You are responsible for contacting your teachers/counselors to request letters of recommendation. We suggest that you ask by no later than December 1st allowing time to write a thoughtful letter for you. Name, subject taught, email address and date requested are required before you can submit your application.

* Before you submit your application, print it off  and review carefully for thoroughness of content, grammar and spelling errors. 
To access the online application click here, you will need to first register and create an account by clicking on the “register” link to the left.

The first page of the application must be completed before you can continue to the 2nd page.  Be sure to SAVE your information as you go along.
Applicants will receive an email stating that the Foundation has received their application. If you do not receive an email within minutes of submission either we have not received your application or the email may have got caught in your spam/held mailbox. Please report submission problems by emailing alworth@alworthscholarship.org or by calling 218-722-9366.
Application MUST be received by January 15th before 11:59 pm.
Applications will not be accepted on January 16th after 12:00 am.
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We award scholarships to anyone who qualifies regardless of protected class.
Registration and applications starts November 1
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